Inventory Analyst - AerFin

Crawley, West Sussex
20 Sep 2018
18 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time



Title: Inventory Analyst

Department: Inventory

Reports to: Head of Sales and Inventory

Position: Full Time

Location: Gatwick, Crawley

About AerFin

AerFin Ltd specialises in aircraft end of life solutions, using our extensive inventory holding to support our airline and MRO customer base with quality used material to reduce maintenance costs whilst maintaining the quality and integrity of the asset.

Our portfolio of services ranges from PBH support packages for airlines, 24/7 AOG support from both our London and Singapore based distribution centres, engine leasing, innovative material supply programs for MROs through to Technical consultancy projects to lessors and operators. We also provide engine disassembly services for CFM and RR engines from our 100,000sqft UK based warehouse.

We are enjoying strong growth and were awarded the 2017 Fast Track 200 Sunday Times award for the UK’s fastest growing exporter. The anticipated trajectory of growth is set to continue and this calls for the addition of this important role to the team.


Working within a small team reporting to the Head of Sales and Inventory, the Inventory Analyst is primarily responsible for analysing and managing PBH provisioning, A/C Teardown harvest lists and other Airframe inventory analysis/optimisation activities. The inventory analyst will also be responsible for managing the adhoc exchange pool, identifying inventory for repair and evaluating key opportunities for repair MODs, market trend analysis and specialist product knowledge.                                             

Although primarily office based, occasional travel for liaison with airlines, external suppliers, and customers may be required and accordingly the role requires good communication skills and ability to maintain key relationships, have a current valid passport and driving licence.

Salary expectations:  Competitive

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Analyse and review provisioning requirements for current and future PBH programs
  • Analyse and review harvest lists from ongoing AerFin A/C teardowns
  • Optimising current Airframe inventory holding to ensure maximum availability and desirability to current and future AerFin customers
  • Analysing and managing the adhoc exchange pool
  • Updating and maintaining the integrity of AerFin ERP system (Quantum)
  • Identification of key opportunities for lower spec PN modification
  • Part number reviews for SBs and ADs
  • Review of market for product trends
  • LOT reviews for recovery plan
  • Work closely with the contract team to establish optimal inventory holding
  • Work closely with the acquisitions team to prepare harvest lists, master docs and strategic purchasing
  • Purchasing product line “hot parts” for sale or to enhance existing exchange pool
  • Analysis and review of push lists for package creation and management
  • CLP and FMV pricing intelligence gathering
  • All other duties as assigned

    Education and/or Experience:

  • Educated to a minimum of GCSE standard in Mathematics and English grade A to C
  • A practical interest in aviation and engineering
  • Relevant experience in the Aerospace Industry



  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Self-motivated, strong planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent negotiation, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communications
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and responsibilities with competing priorities
  • Strong analytical and financial skills
  • Ability to work using own initiative
  • Able to work within a team of highly motivated individuals in a fast-moving environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Capable of presenting analysis findings concisely to other team members


  • Inventory Analysis experience
  • Procurement experience
  • NVQ BTech to level 2 and 3
  • CIPS Qualification
  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels within the company
  • Holds existing customer/supplier relationships in Aviation
  • Product knowledge of the following A/C types: Ejet, Airbus A320 family and Boeing 737NG

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